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Steve Jobs

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Steve Jobs

American entrepreneur add

Category: Business

Born in 1955.

Countries: United States (53%), (28%), California (8%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Macintosh, California, Apple Inc.

Linked to: The Walt Disney Company, Fortune, Apple Inc., Pixar

 

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Steve Jobs was born in 1955 add something


1960

Jandali taught political science at the University of Nevada in the 1960s, and made his career in the food and beverage industry, and since 2006, has been a vice president at a casino in Reno, Nevada, Nevada add something


1962

They divorced in 1962, and Jandali lost touch with his daughter add something


1969

In 1969 Woz started building a little computer board with Fernandez that they named "The Cream Soda Computer", which they showed to Jobs; he seemed really interested add something


1970

In the early 1970s, Jobs and Wozniak were drawn to technology like a magnet add something

 

In the late 1970s, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak engineered one of the first commercially successful lines of personal computers, the Apple II series add something

 

John Draper - In the early and mid 1970s he taught his phone phreaking skills to Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, who later founded Apple Computer


1971

Jobs and Steve Wozniak met in 1971, when their mutual friend, Bill Fernandez, introduced 21-year-old Wozniak to 16-year-old Jobs add something

 

Ron Rosenbaum - In 1971, Rosenbaum wrote an article for Esquire, "Secrets of the Little Blue Box" , which inspired Apple Computer icon Steve Jobs to explore computers


1972

Following high school graduation in 1972, Jobs enrolled at Reed College in Portland, Oregon , Oregon add something


1973

When they got to the Neem Karoli ashram, it was almost deserted as Neem Karoli Baba had died in September 1973 add something


1974

In 1974, Jobs took a job as a technician at Atari, Inc. in Los Gatos, California add something


1975

Jobs began attending meetings of the Homebrew Computer Club with Wozniak in 1975 add something


1976

In 1976, Jobs and Wozniak formed their own business, which they named "Apple Computer Company" in remembrance of a happy summer Jobs had spent picking apples add something

 

In 1976, Wozniak single-handedly invented the Apple I computer add something

 

Personal computer - In 1976 Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak sold the Apple I computer circuit board, which was fully prepared and contained about 30 chips

 

Commodore PET - In September 1976 Peddle got a demonstration of Jobs and Wozniak's Apple II prototype, when Jobs was offering to sell it to Commodore, but Commodore considered Jobs' offer too expensive


1978

In 1978, Apple recruited Mike Scott from National Semiconductor to serve as CEO for what turned out to be several turbulent years add something

 

Jobs's first child, Lisa Brennan-Jobs, was born in 1978, the daughter of his longtime partner Chris Ann Brennan, a Bay Area painter add something


1979

Xerox Alto - In 1979, Steve Jobs arranged a visit to & Xerox PARC, in which Apple Computer personnel would receive a demonstration of the technology from Xerox in exchange for Xerox being able to purchase stock options in Apple

 

Xerox Alto - In 1979, Steve Jobs arranged a visit to & Xerox PARC, in which Apple Computer personnel would receive a demonstration of the technology from Xerox in exchange for Xerox being able to purchase stock options in Apple

 

Pixar - Pixar began in 1979 as the Graphics Group, part of the computer division of Lucasfilm before its spin-out as a corporation in 1986 with funding by Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs, who became its majority shareholder

 

Xerox Alto - In December 1979, Apple Computer's co-founder Steve Jobs visited Xerox PARC, where he was shown the Smalltalk-80 object-oriented programming environment, networking, and most importantly the WYSIWYG, mouse-driven graphical user interface provided by the Alto


1980

In the 1980s, Jobs found his birth mother, Joanne Schieble Simpson, who told him he had a biological sister, Mona Simpson add something

 

John Sculley - Bill Gates", discussing his time at Apple during the 1980s as CEO. In 2010, he was interviewed for "Cult of Mac" on the topics of Steve Jobs and design

 

Joan Baez - She dated Apple Computer cofounder Steve Jobs during the early 1980s


1981

Apple's Bud Tribble coined the term "reality distortion field" in 1981, to describe Jobs's charisma and its effects on the developers working on the Macintosh project add something


1982

In 1982, Jobs bought an apartment in The San Remo, an apartment building in New York City with a politically progressive reputation, where Demi Moore, Steven Spielberg, Steve Martin, and Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, daughter of Rita Hayworth, had apartments add something

 

When "Time" named the computer as the 1982 "Machine of the Year", the magazine published a long profile of Jobs as "the most famous maestro of the micro" add something

 

Apple Lisa - In 1982, after Steve Jobs was forced out of the Lisa project, he joined the Macintosh project


1983

In 1983, Jobs lured John Sculley away from Pepsi-Cola to serve as Apple's CEO, asking, "Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world-" add something


1984

In 1984, Jobs purchased the Jackling House, a , 14-bedroom Spanish Colonial mansion designed by George Washington Smith in Woodside, California add something

 

The consumer business had collapsed at the end of 1984 add something

 

The following year, Apple aired a Super Bowl television commercial titled "1984" add something

 

The Macintosh was introduced in January 1984 add something

 

The issue's cover featured a portrait of Jobs, taken by Norman Seeff, in which he is sitting in the lotus position holding the original Macintosh computer, first published in "Rolling Stone" in January 1984 add something

 

At Apple's annual shareholders meeting on January 24, 1984, an emotional Jobs introduced the Macintosh to a wildly enthusiastic audience; Andy Hertzfeld described the scene as "pandemonium" add something

 

Daniel C. Jackling - In 1984 Steve Jobs purchased the property and lived in it for ten years

 

NeXT - In 1984, Apple founder Steve Jobs was the head of Apple's SuperMicro division, which was responsible for the development of the Macintosh and Lisa personal computers

 

Sean Lennon - In January 1984, when Steve Jobs was visiting Manhattan, he attended a party that Yoko was throwing for him, and Jobs gave him one of the very first Macintosh computers

 

Macintosh - Apple Inc.'s then-chairman Steve Jobs introduced the first Macintosh on January 24, 1984


1985

After Jobs was forced out of Apple in 1985, he started a company that built workstation computers add something

 

After a power struggle with the board of directors in 1985, Jobs left Apple and founded NeXT, a computer platform development company specializing in the higher-education and business markets add something

 

In an interview with "Playboy" in 1985, Jobs said in respect to money that "the challenges are to figure out how to live with it and to reinvest it back into the world which means either giving it away or using it to express your concerns or values add something

 

Jobs was awarded the National Medal of Technology by President Ronald Reagan in 1985, with Steve Wozniak , and a Jefferson award for Public Service in the category "Greatest Public Service by an Individual 35 Years or Under" in 1987 add something

 

They met for the first time in 1985 and became close friends add something

 

OS X - Certain parts from FreeBSD's and NetBSD's implementation of Unix were incorporated in NeXTSTEP, the core of Mac OS X. NeXTSTEP was the graphical, object-oriented, and UNIX-based operating system developed by Steve Jobs' company NeXT after he left Apple in 1985

 

NeXT - NeXT was founded in 1985 by Apple Computer co-founder Steve Jobs, after being forced out of Apple, along with a few of his co-workers

 

Susan Kare - She was one of the original employees of NeXT, the company formed by Steve Jobs after leaving Apple in 1985, working as the Creative Director


1986

In 1986, he acquired the computer graphics division of Lucasfilm, which was spun off as Pixar add something

 

The siblings kept their relationship secret until 1986, when Mona introduced him at a party for her first book add something

 

John Lasseter - It was acquired by Steve Jobs in 1986

 

John Lasseter - The Graphics Group of the Computer Division of Lucasfilm was sold to Steve Jobs and became Pixar in 1986


1987

Jobs had a public war of words with Dell Computer CEO Michael Dell, starting in 1987 when Jobs first criticized Dell for making "un-innovative beige boxes" add something


1989

The NeXT Computer was introduced in 1989 add something


1990

From the early 1990s, Jobs lived in a house in the Old Palo Alto, California neighborhood of Palo Alto, California add something

 

The revised, second-generation NeXTcube was released in 1990, add something

 

Anthony Michael Hall - After a series of appearances in low-budget films and guest roles on TV series in the mid and late 1990s, he gained media attention once again in the 1999 Emmy-nominated TNT original movie "Pirates of Silicon Valley", co-starring Noah Wyle as Apple Computer's Steve Jobs

 

Jon Rubinstein - In 1990, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs approached Rubinstein to run hardware engineering at his latest venture, NeXT


1991

Jobs later married Laurene Powell on March 18, 1991, in a ceremony at the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park add something

 

Their son, Reed, was born September 1991, followed by daughters Erin in August 1995, and Eve in 1998 add something

 

NeXT - A "NeXTWORLD Expo" followed as a developer conference, held in 1991 and 1992 at the San Francisco Civic Center and in 1993 and 1994 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, with Steve Jobs as the keynote speaker


1993

In 1993, Jobs made "Fortune"s list of America's Toughest Bosses in regard to his leadership of NeXT. add something


1994

Steven Levy "Insanely Great The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer That Changed Everything" Penguin Books, 1994, 2000 page 204 add something


1995

Interview conducted by Maximilian Schönherr for German Public Radio at NeXT, March 27, 1995 add something


1996

In 1996, NeXT Software, Inc. released WebObjects, a framework for Web application development add something

 

The deal was finalized in late 1996, bringing Jobs back to the company he co-founded add something

 

President Clinton dined with Jobs and 14 Silicon Valley CEOs there on August 7, 1996, at a meal catered by Greens Restaurant add something


1997

After NeXT was acquired by Apple Inc. in 1997, WebObjects was used to build and run the Apple Store, MobileMe services, and the iTunes Store add something

 

After resuming control of Apple in 1997, Jobs eliminated all corporate philanthropy programs initially add something

 

Jobs became "de facto" chief after then-CEO Gil Amelio was ousted in July 1997 add something

 

On October 6, 1997, in a Gartner Symposium, when Michael Dell was asked what he would do if he ran then-troubled Apple Computer, he said "I'd shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders add something

 

Larry Ellison - Also in 1997, Ellison was made a director of Apple Computer after Steve Jobs came back to the company

 

Phil Schiller - He aids Apple CEO Tim Cook and has been a member of the company's executive leadership team since Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997

 

Jonathan Ive - He became the Senior Vice President of Industrial Design in 1997 after the return of Steve Jobs and subsequently headed the industrial design team responsible for most of the company's significant hardware products

 

Jerry York (businessman) - He was on the board of Apple Inc. after Steve Jobs' comeback in 1997

 

Apple QuickTake - They were discontinued in 1997 shortly after Steve Jobs came back to Apple

 

Macintosh - When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997 following the company's purchase of NeXT, he ordered that the OS that had been previewed as version 7,7 be branded Mac OS 8

 

StyleWriter - When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997, he discontinued most of the company's accessory product lines, including the StyleWriter and LaserWriter


1998

Apple iMac was introduced in 1998 and its innovative design was directly the result of Jobs's return to Apple add something

 

Jobs returned to Apple as an advisor, and took control of the company as an interim CEO. Jobs brought Apple from near bankruptcy to profitability by 1998 add something

 

In March 1998, to concentrate Apple's efforts on returning to profitability, Jobs terminated a number of projects, such as Newton, Cyberdog, and OpenDoc add something

 

Tim Cook - Cook was VP for Corporate Materials at Compaq for seven months before he was hired by Steve Jobs to join Apple in 1998


1999

In 1999, Apple introduced Graphite gray Apple iMac and since has switched to all-white add something

 

Jobs was a board member at Gap Inc. from 1999 to 2002 add something

 

Noah Wyle - In 1999, Wyle made an appearance during the beginning of Steve Jobs' Macworld Expo keynote presentation, initially pretending to be Jobs

 

Bungie - "Halo"s public unveiling occurred at the Macworld Expo 1999 keynote address by Apple's then-interim-CEO Steve Jobs


2000

At the 2000 Macworld Expo, Jobs officially dropped the "interim" modifier from his title at Apple and became permanent CEO. Jobs quipped at the time that he would be using the title "iCEO" add something

 

Jon Rubinstein - By 2000, Steve Jobs expressed interest in developing a portable music player


 

"Finding Nemo", "The Incredibles", "Ratatouille", "WALL-E", "Up" and "Toy Story 3" each received the Academy award for Best Animated Feature, an award introduced in 2001 add something

 

The first generation of iPod was released October 23, 2001 add something

 

Post-PC era - At Macworld Expo in 2001, not long after the dot-com bubble burst and amidst industry-wide angst over the future of the PC, Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs announced a strategy seeing a PC serving as a "digital hub" for future mobile devices


2003

In 2003, Jobs was diagnosed with a pancreas neuroendocrine tumor add something

 

In the years 2003 and 2004, as Pixar's contract with Disney was running out, Jobs and Disney chief executive Michael Eisner tried but failed to negotiate a new partnership, and in early 2004, Jobs announced that Pixar would seek a new partner to distribute its films after its contract with Disney expired add something


2004

Tim Cook, who previously acted as CEO in Jobs's 2004 absence, became acting CEO of Apple, with Jobs still involved with "major strategic decisions add something

 

In June 2004, the Woodside, California Town Council gave Jobs approval to demolish the mansion, on the condition that he advertise the property for a year to see if someone would move it to another location and restore it add something

 

He was influenced by a doctor who ran a clinic that advised juice fasts, bowel cleansings and other unproven approaches, before finally having surgery in July 2004 add something

 

IChat - In June 2004, Steve Jobs announced that the next version of iChat AV would be included with Mac OS X v10,4


2005

Apple began work on the first iPhone in 2005 and the first iPhone was released on June 29, 2007 add something

 

In 2005, Jobs responded to criticism of Apple's poor recycling programs for e-waste in the US by lashing out at environmental and other advocates at Apple's Annual Meeting in Cupertino, California in April add something

 

In a speech Jobs gave at Stanford University in 2005, he said being fired from Apple was the best thing that could have happened to him; "The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything add something

 

In October 2005, Bob Iger replaced Eisner at Disney, and Iger quickly worked to patch up relations with Jobs and Pixar add something

 

Macintosh - At WWDC 2005, Steve Jobs revealed this transition, noting that Mac OS X was always developed to run on both the Intel and PowerPC architectures

 

Joshua Michael Stern - He has directed three feature films: "Neverwas" , "Swing Vote" and the 2013 biographical film "Jobs", based on the life of Steve Jobs

 

Finding Nemo - In 2005, after disagreements between Disney's Michael Eisner and & Pixar's Steve Jobs over the distribution of Pixar's films, Disney announced that they would be creating a new animation studio, Circle 7 Animation, to make sequels to the seven Disney-owned Pixar films

 

Reed College - In his 2005 Stanford commencement lecture, Apple Computer founder and Reed dropout Steve Jobs credited a Reed calligraphy class for his focus on choosing quality typefaces for the Macintosh

 

Final Cut Studio - In the Macworld Conference and Expo 2005, Steve Jobs, former CEO of Apple, declared 2005 to be the "Year of HD"

 

John Mayer - January 2005, left to right: David Ryan Harris, John Mayer and Steve Jobs at Macworld 11, SF Moscone Center.

 

Apple Inc. - The publisher's line of books were banned from Apple Stores in 2005 because Steve Jobs disagreed with their decision to publish an unauthorized Jobs biography, "iCon"

 

Mac OS - In June 2005, Steve Jobs announced at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference keynote that Apple computers would be transitioning from PowerPC to Intel processors and thus dropping compatibility on new machines for Mac OS Classic

 

Apple Inc. - At the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote address on June 6, 2005, Steve Jobs announced that Apple would begin producing Intel-based Mac computers in 2006

 

OS X - On June 6, 2005, Steve Jobs confirmed these rumors when he announced in his keynote address at the annual Apple Worldwide Developers Conference that Apple would be making the transition from PowerPC to Intel processors over the following two years, and that Mac OS X would support both platforms during the transition

 

Intel - On June 6, 2005, Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, announced that Apple would be transitioning from its long favored PowerPC architecture to the Intel x86 architecture, because the future PowerPC road map was unable to satisfy Apple's needs


2006

He served as CEO and majority shareholder until Disney's purchase of Pixar in 2006 add something

 

In 2006, Jobs sent an email to all employees when Apple's market capitalization rose above Dell's add something

 

In 2006, he further expanded Apple's recycling programs to any US customer who buys a new Mac. This program includes shipping and "environmentally friendly disposal" of their old systems add something

 

Jobs co-founded and served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a member of the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company in 2006, when Disney acquired Pixar add something

 

In early August 2006, Jobs delivered the keynote for Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference add something


2007

Time magazine declared it "Invention of the Year" for 2007 add something

 

In January 2007, Jobs was denied the right to demolish the property, by a court decision add something

 

On June 29, 2007, Apple entered the cellular phone business with the introduction of the iPhone, a multi-touch display cell phone, which included the features of an iPod and, with its own mobile browser, revolutionized the mobile browsing scene add something

 

On November 27, 2007, Jobs was named the most powerful person in business by "Fortune" magazine add something

 

On December 5, 2007, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver inducted Jobs into the California Hall of Fame, located at The California Museum for History, Women and the Arts add something

 

Post-PC era - At an interview alongside Bill Gates at the 5th All Things Digital conference in 2007, Steve Jobs further described a concept similar to Gates' "PC Plus" known as a "post-PC device"; "a category of devices that aren't as general purpose, that are really more focused on specific functions, whether they're phones or iPods or Zunes or what have you

 

Apple Worldwide Developers Conference - Until 2007, the number of attendees varied between 2,000 and 4,200; however, during WWDC 2007, Steve Jobs noted that there were more than 5,000 attendees

 

Apple Worldwide Developers Conference - Until 2007, the number of attendees varied between 2,000 and 4,200; however, during WWDC 2007, Steve Jobs noted that there were more than 5,000 attendees

 

Post-PC era - While both Microsoft and Apple's former CEO's Bill Gates and Steve Jobs predicted a shift towards mobile devices as the primary method of computing, as a compliment to the PC, Jobs popularized the term "post-PC" in 2007, and in 2011 launched iCloud, a service enabling Apple's product line to synchronize data with PCs through cloud services, and removing the dependency of a PC from its iOS devices

 

iPhone - Shortly after Steve Jobs' January 9, 2007, announcement that Apple would be selling a product called iPhone in June 2007, Cisco issued a statement that it had been negotiating trademark licensing with Apple and expected Apple to agree to the final documents that had been submitted the night before

 

Apple Inc. - In an article posted on Apple's website on February 6, 2007, Steve Jobs wrote that Apple would be willing to sell music on the iTunes Store without digital rights management , if record labels would agree to drop the technology

 

Apple Inc. - On May 2, 2007, Steve Jobs released a report announcing plans to eliminate PVC and BFRs by the end of 2008

 

iPhone - On October 17, 2007, Steve Jobs, in an open letter posted to Apple's "Hot News" weblog, announced that a software development kit would be made available to third-party developers in February 2008

 

IOS SDK - On October 17, 2007, in an open letter posted to Apple's "Hot News" weblog, Steve Jobs announced that a software development kit would be made available to third-party developers in February 2008


2008

Two years later, similar concerns followed Jobs's 2008 WWDC keynote address add something

 

On December 16, 2008, Apple announced that marketing vice-president Phil Schiller would deliver the company's final keynote address at the Macworld Conference and Expo 2009, again reviving questions about Jobs's health add something

 

ITunes - At the previous Macworld Expo 2008, Apple CEO Steve Jobs stated that the service had set a new single day record of 20 million songs on December 25, 2007

 

App Store (iOS) - On July 10, 2008, Apple CEO Steve Jobs told "USA Today" that the App Store contained 500 third-party applications for the iPhone and the iPod Touch, and of these 25 percent were free

 

Michael Richard Lynch - In October 2008, Silicon.com readers voted him one of the top five most influential people in technology along with Tim Berners-Lee, Steve Jobs, Jimmy_Wales and Eric Schmidt

 

4chan - The stock price of Apple Inc. fell significantly in October 2008 after a hoax story was submitted to CNN's user-generated news site iReport.com claiming that company CEO Steve Jobs had suffered a major heart attack


2009

As during his 2009 medical leave, Apple announced that Tim Cook would run day-to-day operations and that Jobs would continue to be involved in major strategic decisions at the company add something

 

Though it was initially treated, he reported a hormone imbalance, underwent a liver transplant in 2009, and appeared progressively thinner as his health declined add something

 

In a statement given on January 5, 2009, on Apple.com, Jobs said that he had been suffering from a "hormone imbalance" for several months add something

 

On January 14, 2009, in an internal Apple memo, Jobs wrote that in the previous week he had "learned that my health-related issues are more complex than I originally thought", and announced a six-month leave of absence until the end of June 2009, to allow him to better focus on his health add something

 

In April 2009, Jobs underwent a liver transplant at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute in Memphis, Tennessee, Tennessee add something

 

On November 5, 2009, Jobs was named the CEO of the decade by "Fortune" magazine add something

 

Phil Schiller - During Steve Jobs's medical leave of absence, he presented numerous keynote presentations himself , including Apple's last appearance at IDG's Macworld trade show on January 6, 2009 and the WWDC keynote on June 8, 2009

 

Disney Store - Furthermore, Disney Announced in November 2009 that they were planning a massive "re-launching" and re-branding of all Disney Store locations, spearheaded by Apple's Steve Jobs, who pioneered the Apple Retail Store concept


2010

In its 2010 annual earnings report, Wiley said it had "closed a deal add something

 

The court decision was overturned on appeal in March 2010, and the mansion was demolished beginning in February 2011 add something

 

Adobe Systems - In April 2010, Steve Jobs published a post titled "Thoughts on Flash" where he outlined his thoughts on Adobe Flash and the rise of HTML 5

 

iPhone - In a rare public letter in April 2010, Apple CEO Steve Jobs outlined the reasoning behind the absence of Flash on the iPhone

 

Toy Story 3 - "Toy Story 3" was featured in Apple's iPhone OS 4 Event on April 8, 2010, with Steve Jobs demonstrating a "Toy Story 3" themed iAd written in HTML5

 

IPod Touch - At WWDC in June 2010, Steve Jobs announced that Apple had "found a way" to make subsequent OS upgrades available free to iPod Touch owners

 

Apple A4 - On June 7, 2010, Steve Jobs publicly confirmed that the iPhone 4 would contain the A4 processor, although it was not yet known at the time if it would have the same frequency, bus width, or caches as the A4 found in the earlier produced iPad

 

Larry Ellison - On August 9, 2010, Ellison denounced Hewlett-Packard's board for firing CEO Mark Hurd, writing: "The H.P. board just made the worst personnel decision since the idiots on the Apple board fired Steve Jobs many years ago

 

IPad - During the October 18, 2010, Financial Conference Call, Steve Jobs announced that Apple had sold more iPads than Macs for the fiscal quarter


2011

Bob Iger ordered all Disney properties, including Walt Disney World and Disneyland, to fly their flags at half-staff, from October 6 to 12, 2011 add something

 

In a 2011 interview with biographer Walter Isaacson, Jobs revealed at one point he met with U.S. President Barack Obama, complained of the nation's shortage of software engineers, and told Mr. Obama that he was "headed for a one-term presidency add something

 

On medical leave for most of 2011, Jobs resigned in August that year, and was elected Chairman of the Board add something

 

The success of these products and services provided several years of stable financial returns, and propelled Apple to become the world's most valuable publicly traded company in 2011 add something


Steve Jobs died in 2011 add something

 

This relatively small drop, when considering the importance of Jobs to Apple, was associated with the fact that his health had been in the news for several years, and he had been on medical leave since January 2011 add something

 

On January 17, 2011, a year and a half after Jobs returned from his liver transplant, Apple announced that he had been granted a medical leave of absence add something

 

In August 2011, Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple, but remained with the company as chairman of the company's board add something

 

A major feature of the iPhone 4S, introduced in October 2011, was Siri, which is a virtual assistant that is capable of voice recognition add something

 

He died of respiratory arrest related to his metastatic tumor on October 5, 2011 add something

 

A small private funeral was held on October 7, 2011, of which details were not revealed out of respect to Jobs's family add something

 

"Time" published a commemorative issue for Jobs on October 8, 2011 add something

 

"Daily Mail" October 14, 2011 add something

 

Sunday, October 16, 2011, was declared "Steve Jobs Day" by Governor Jerry Brown of California add something

 

A private memorial service for Apple employees was held on October 19, 2011, on the Apple Campus in Cupertino, California. Present were Cook, Bill Campbell, Norah Jones, Al Gore, and Coldplay, and Jobs's widow, Laurene, was in attendance add something

 

ABC News October 20, 2011 "Instead, he tried a vegan diet, acupuncture, herbal remedies and other treatments he found online, and even consulted a psychic add something

 

Associated Press October 20, 2011 He eventually underwent a pancreaticoduodenectomy in July 2004, that appeared to successfully remove the tumor add something

 

On December 21, 2011, Graphisoft company in Budapest presented the world's first bronze statue of Steve Jobs, calling him one of the greatest personalities of the modern age add something

 

Post-PC era - Directly conflicting Apple's previous "digital hub" strategy centered around the Macintosh PC, Steve Jobs unveiled Apple's iCloud platform in 2011, which provides cloud storage for data that can be automatically synced between iOS products and PCs

 

Mark Zuckerberg - In a 2011 interview with PBS after the death of Steve Jobs, Zuckerberg said that Jobs had advised him on how to create a management team at Facebook that was "focused on building as high quality and good things as you are"

 

Brave (2012 film) - The end credits include a special tribute to Pixar co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs, who died in 2011

 

Apple Inc. - In June 2011, Steve Jobs surprisingly took the stage and unveiled $iCloud, an online storage and syncing service for music, photos, files and software which replaced MobileMe, Apple's previous attempt at content syncing

 

Apple Inc. - On June 7, 2011, Steve Jobs gave a presentation to Cupertino City Council, detailing the architectural design of the new building and its environs

 

Westboro Baptist Church - On October 5, 2011, Fred Phelps' daughter, Margie, announced via her Twitter account that the church would be picketing Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs' funeral

 

Yo-Yo Ma - On October 16, 2011, he performed at the memorial for Steve Jobs held in Stanford University's Memorial Church

 

Coldplay - On 19 October 2011, Coldplay performed songs at Apple Inc.'s private memorial event for Steve Jobs, including "Viva la Vida", "Fix You", "Yellow" and "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall"

 

Walter Isaacson - On October 24, 2011, Isaacson's authorized biography of Apple Computer co-founder Steve Jobs was published by Simon & Schuster

 

Arthur D. Levinson - On November 15, 2011 Levinson was named chairman of the board for Apple Inc. replacing Steve Jobs

 

Bob Iger - On Tuesday November 15, 2011, Apple, Inc., now led by Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook after Steve Jobs's death, named Iger as a Director and named Genentech Chairman Arthur Levinson, an Apple board member with a past membership on rival Google's board, as Jobs's replacement in the role of non-executive Chairman; both will serve on Apple's Audit Committee


 

On February 12, 2012, Jobs was posthumously awarded the Grammy Trustees award, an award for those who have influenced the music industry in areas unrelated to performance add something

 

In March 2012, global business magazine "Fortune" named Steve Jobs the "greatest entrepreneur of our time", describing him as "brilliant, visionary, inspiring", and "the quintessential entrepreneur of our generation" add something

 

On October 5, 2012, Apple.com's homepage was changed to a video tribute to Jobs, because it was the first anniversary of his death, and it showed pictures with audio from some of his greatest keynotes add something

 

Jeff Jarvis - In 2012, Jarvis published "Gutenberg the Geek", a Kindle Single, in which he suggests that Johannes Gutenberg was "the world's first technology entrepreneur" and was comparable to Steve Jobs because they both "accomplished greatness through trial and error, vision, and determination

 

Aaron Sorkin - In May 2012, it was announced that Sorkin would be writing an upcoming movie based on the life of Steve Jobs

 

Philippe Starck - Starck worked with Steve Jobs to design a yacht built in Aalsmeer, The Netherlands, and christened on 28 October 2012, "Venus"

 

Philippe Starck - The yacht was impounded by the Port of Amsterdam in December 2012 over a 3m euro disputed bill with the estate of Steve Jobs


2013

Steve Jobs will be posthumously inducted as a Disney Legend on August 10, 2013 add something

 

Amanda Crew - In 2013, Crew landed a supporting role as Julie in the Steve Jobs biopic "Jobs", starring alongside Ashton Kutcher and James Woods

 

John Sculley - Sculley is portrayed by actor Matthew Modine in the 2013 film "Jobs", based on the life of Steve Jobs


2014

In February 2014, and according to a list of upcoming subjects published by The Washington Post, U.S. Postal Service approved that Steve Jobs will get a limited release postage stamp in 2015 add something

 

In early June 2014, Pixar cofounder and Walt Disney President Ed Catmull revealed that Jobs once advised him to "just explain it to them until they understand add something

 

In an interview with Tim Cook in September 2014, he revealed that Jobs' main office, and even nameplate, still remains as it was in 2011 add something

 

Bill Gates - In a substantial interview with "Rolling Stone" magazine, published in the March 27, 2014 issue, Gates provided his perspective on a range of issues, such as climate change, nuclear power, Steve Jobs and the state of America

 

Michael Fassbender - As of November 2014, Fassbender is attached to play the late Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs in a Danny Boyle-directed adaptation of Walter Isaacson's book " Steve Jobs"


2015

As of April 2015, there have been over 250 million iPads sold add something